little dark

little dark

by Karen Brennan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935536420
Publisher: Four Way Books
Publication date: 03/04/2014
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

KAREN BRENNAN is the author of five previous books. She teaches at the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and is Professor Emerita at the University of Utah. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Table of Contents

My hand astonishes 3

Nature 7

Ballares 8

Buddha 9

Limbo Babies, a History 10

Who Will 13

Polio 14

Shoes 15

Happiness 16

Strawberries & Cream 17

Neccos 18

Prayer 19

Beach Ball 20

While My Guitar 21

Nurse 22

Tonight is 23

On Seeing 24

Uncle 27

Sleep, 1972 28

Shadows Overcome 31

Flight 32

Kohlrabi 35

Apple Butter 36

Lost in the Woods 37

Footsteps Redux 38

Back to There 39

I Wanted 41

Dear Reader 42

I am afraid of the quiet 43

Error 44

The trees' upper parts are languid 45

Come Back to Me 46

Dinner 48

Selma's Soufflé 49

There Is a Blankness behind All This Noise 50

String Beans 51

A drum roll and planets will rotate 52

Ob la di ob la da- 53

In the Yard 55

Inside 56

I Didn't Know What to Do So 57

Face 58

On Looking 59

Hands 62

His My Cushion 63

I amaze easily this 64

For Example 65

Good-bye 66

What People are Saying About This

Donald Revell

"In the imaged measure of these poems, Karen Brennan indites a new remonstrance."

Barbara Cully

“Brennan’s is a poetics that creates form as it rises and enters air.”

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